Featured iUser: How MMA Fighter Helen Peralta Uses Her iPhone

In every issue of iPhone Life magazine, we feature the iPhone Home screens of two or three people from different walks of life so our readers can see how they use their iPhone apps to meet a variety of needs. In our Summer 2019 issue, we featured mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Helen Peralta, who uses her iPhone for training, planning, publicity, and recreation. If you have a story and apps you'd like to share, email me and we may feature you in an upcoming issue of the magazine!

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Helen Peralta

Helen is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter signed to Invicta Fighting Championships in the strawweight division. She’s also a professional pastry chef and culinary arts teacher. Find Helen on Instagram and Facebook.

UFC (Free, $9.99/month fight pass)

I use this app for studying martial arts, to keep track of my favorite fighters, and to study the competition.

Trivia Crack (Free)

While most people check their social media whenever they are waiting in line or have a spare five minutes, I play this game. It is a positive distraction; my favorite part is that it allows players to create questions and rate those written by other players.

Netflix (Starts at $7.99/month)

This is my go-to app for entertainment when I travel.

Interval Timer – HIIT Workouts (Free)

This app is great for keeping track of training rounds.

My Calendar – Period Tracker (Free)

This app helps me track my period.

Cameo - Video Editor and Movie Maker (Free)

I use this for editing my videos before posting them on social networks.

Learn World Geography (Free)

I like to keep learning, and this app helps me not only memorize map locations and capitols, but also flags and currencies.

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    Leanne Hays

    Leanne Hays is an SEO Content Strategist and Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

    In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.